History

NAM made long-term earnings projection and dialogue with companies into main frame upon the introduction of “SVS” in 2004.

1999
Established Proxy voting guideline (Analysts examine Individual voting)
2002
Established "Corporate Governance Committee"
2003
Implemented Negative screen from governance and social criteria
2004
Implemented Negative screen from governance and social criteria
2005
Launch of Japan Stewardship Fund
2006
Signatory to the PRI*
  • NAM was a secretariat of the PRI Awareness Working Group (Japan) between 2012 and 2016.

Information

NAM welcomed and hosted PRI Advisory Council Members on March 13 and 15, 2013

  • The PRI Awareness Working Group (Japan)
    A working group that promotes ESG perceptions and integration practices especially for asset owners in Japan. Activities include a publication of a booklet, "Including ESG Criteria in Manager Selection, Agreements and Monitoring" (in Japanese) in April 2013.
2008
Integrated ESG rating by in-house analysts into the investment process
Reorganized "Corporate Governance Committee" into "ESG Committee"
2011
Established ESG Policies
2014
Acceptance of Japan’s Stewardship Code
Reorganized "ESG Committee" into "Responsible Investment Committee"
2016
Awarded an A+ rating for its overall approach to responsible investment (strategy and governance) as well as for its ESG incorporation in listed equity (direct) by PRI